The Conservation Council ACT Region advocates and campaigns to protect our local environment. 

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The people have spoken – and they are demanding climate action!

The people have spoken – and they are demanding climate action!

Is the 2022 federal election result a watershed moment in Australian politics? The turning point when the existential threat posed by climate change has finally risen to great enough prominence in the minds of enough Australians that we will no longer tolerate...

Race to Zero Waste

Race to Zero Waste

The ACT Government has started the phase out of single use plastics by banning plastic cutlery, stirrers and polystyrene containers, but it’s time to do more and do it faster. Sign the Petition!

CBR360 Circular Economy Symposium 2022

CBR360 Circular Economy Symposium 2022

Thursday 15 September 2022Cinema, Kambri Cultural Centre, ANUThis Spring, the first ever CBR360 Circular Economy Symposium brings together Canberrans from across all sectors of the city to kick off a conversation about a circular economy. It’s time to close the loop...

Planning Working Group 2022

Planning Working Group 2022

Member Groups are invited to join us for a discussion about the ACT Government's Planning System Review, and the position we are taking on the Planning Bill. When: 5:00–6:30pm Monday 20 June 2022Where: Zoom, online...

Make the Switch from gas to an all‑electric home!

The ACT now offsets 100% of its electricity consumption with electricity generated from wind and solar, so switching off gas in our buildings will immediately reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Find out how, why and when to make the switch by visiting the Conservation Council’s Make the Switch website. Switching is easier than you think!